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RSSs are most often used by hospitals and health systems for repeated, ongoing educational sessions that are conducted by and for the organization’s staff. In general, if you are changing a single live, in-person CME course to a live, virtual format, that activity should be categorized instead as an Internet live course, rather than an RSS.

Yes. You can make enduring materials available for as short or as long a period as you choose, as long as the enduring materials continue to meet applicable ACCME requirements. The ACCME requires enduring CME materials to be reviewed (and updated, if necessary) at least once every three years.

For COVID-19-related CME only, you may report the webinar using the "Other" activity format in PARS, and indicate that it was a blended activity. For all other activities, if you are creating both live and enduring materials, then you would need to report those as two separate activities in PARS.

Yes. We created the Planning Form for Expedited Accredited Activities to simplify activity planning for spontaneous, immediate activities addressing this health emergency. This approach would be appropriate for enduring materials that are planned and implemented during the COVID-19 crisis. 

To understand more about privacy practices for webinar service providers, we would suggest you contact them directly. WebEx and Zoom both provide dedicated webpages about healthcare privacy.